Remember Memorial Day for more than peonies




The peonies are slightly behind schedule for Memorial Day. I worry about such things not because I want to but because I have to. It’s part of my heritage.

For years, women in my family have monitored peonies like Patton monitored the troops, but without the swearing.

My peony bushes came from my mother’s peony bushes, and her bushes came from her mother’s bushes.

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